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November 6, 2009
Mexican consulate steps in to do foreclosure prevention
 The Sacramento-based Consul General of Mexico has teamed with credit counseling agency ClearPoint for a week-long series of foreclosure prevention workshops and personal advice starting Monday, Nov. 9, in Sacramento and the northern San Joaquin Valley.

Events are free to the region's Latino community and will be conducted in Spanish and English. Here is the regional schedule as the consulate reaches out to "support the Mexican community in tough economic times."
Monday, Sacramento's Univision 19 will host a television program from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. featuring ClearPoint and other volunteers taking foreclosure-related calls.

Tuesday, Nov. 10, a foreclosure prevention workshop is scheduled from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 711 T Street, Sacramento. ClearPoint representatives will analyze individual cases for those struggling with mortgages and where applicable, make appointments to offer personal advice.

 Those individualized sessions will be scheduled at the Consul General's offices at 1010 8th St. in Sacramento from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16, and Friday, Nov. 20.

Another workshop is scheduled Thursday, Nov. 12, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, 709 J Street, Modesto.

The last workshop is set for Friday, Nov. 13, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, 203 E. Washington St., Stockton.

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